Newgate Communications appoints James Hill as Greater China Managing Partner
Newgate Communications has appointed James Hill as its Managing Partner in Greater China. The role will be based in Hong Kong and James will start on 22nd September. He will oversee the firm’s expansion in Greater China and work with colleagues in the Asia Pacific region to expand the firm’s pan-regional client base. Prior to joining Newgate, James was General Manager of Sandpiper Communications in Hong Kong and before that Partner of Finsbury Asia. Before moving to Hong Kong, James held agency and in-house roles in London, including Head of Financial Public Relations at a FTSE 100 telecommunications company.
Commenting on the appointment, SEC Newgate Deputy CEO and Newgate Australia Managing Partner Brian Tyson said, “The team in Hong Kong has always been a great asset to the agency. Its client base and team expertise places it amongst the best in the industry in Asia Pacific. With James on board, we look forward to a period of expansion in the region."
James commented, “In the twelve months since merging with SEC, the firm has made impressive progress in building its global footprint, capabilities and team. With the support of the network, I am confident that our Greater China business will make an invaluable contribution to the Group’s future growth.”